External Relations Department 

USC Marshall School of Business & USC Leventhal School of Accounting

Main Contact Information

USC Marshall School of Business
Office of External Relations
USC Tower, 29th floor
1150 S. Olive Street, Suite 2900
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Tel:  213.740.0038
Fax: 213.740.6189


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Development Staff

Matt De Vecchi, Senior Associate Dean, External Relations


Alumni Relations, USC Marshall Partners & Annual Giving

The USC Marshall Fund team of the Office of External Relations is honored to work with many of our 80,000+ alumni, parents, student-representatives, annual donors and friends of the USC Marshall School of Business and USC Leventhal School of Accounting.

With generous contributions from alumni and friends, dedicated volunteerism in the USC Marshall Alumni Association, annual donations to the USC Marshall/Leventhal Fund, and activities through the premier annual membership group known as USC Marshall Partners, the Trojan Family is able to help engage, connect, and advance the Marshall Community and develop meaningful connections around the world. We invite you to join us, explore and invest in the School and in yourself.

Senior Director, Alumni Relations, Annual Giving, and USC Marshall Partners

Vanessa Benya, Associate Director, USC Marshall Partners (Bay Area Region, San Fernando Valley/San Gabriel Valley Region, and parents)

Jewel Christopher, USC BA '04, Associate Director, USC Marshall Partners (Los Angeles Region and South Bay/Long Beach Region)

Rosemary Murrieta, BS '90, Assistant Director, USC Marshall Partners (Orange County Region and San Diego Region)

Lori Chan Velasco, MBA '04, Program Administrator, Alumni Relations & Annual Giving


Corporate and Foundation Relations

Scott Franey, Executive Director, Corporate Relations (and International Major Gifts)

Chris Allen, MBA '09, Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations


Major Gifts

Rachel Morrell, USC MPA '11, Assistant Dean of External Relations (Orange County, San Diego, Las Vegas)

Sukhie Bal, Director of Development (Central Coast, Central Valley, San Fernando Valley, Santa Barbara, Hawaii)

Tamika Barnes, Associate Director of Development, Parents Program (West Los Angeles, South Bay, Orange County)

Sara Jensen, MBA '10, Director of Development (Palm Springs, San Gabriel Valley, Chicago/Midwest: Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Colorado, Arizona, Las Vegas, Utah)

Janice Levy, Associate Director of Development (South Bay, San Diego)

Guillermina Molina-Sabatini, USC MA '00, Director of Development (West Los Angeles, Downtown Los Angeles, Pacific Northwest)

Sarah Peyron Murphy, Senior Director of Development (East Coast, Texas)

Araceli Fradejas, Program Specialist, Major Gifts


Donor Services, Stewardship and Donor Relations

Jeannie Bowman, USC '74, Senior Director of Development

Arlene Williams, Development Communications

Morgan Plank, Donor Events Specialist

Natasha Jokic, Donor Relations Manager


Development Operations

Gohar Palanjian, BS '93, Director of Development Strategy and Business Operations

Grace Alvarez, Assistant Director, Donor Database Management

Lerissa Garcia, Budget Operations Analyst